Year End Report
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CLASP Year-end Report for 2015 – 2016

CLASP Student Profile for 2015 - 2016

  • Low income - 89%
  • English language learners - 38%
  • Homeless - 21%
  • Ethnicity - 66% Hispanic, 18% Asian, 12% Caucasian, 6% Black, and 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
  • 177 students participated in 9,317 tutoring sessions

CLASP Volunteers for 2015 - 2016
  • 287 volunteer tutors: 106 community, 58 college students, 88 high school students, and 35 substitutes.
  • 50 members of the Board of Directors and CLASP committees
  • 8171 volunteer tutoring and enrichment hours

Some highlights for 2015 - 2016
  • The board restructured staffing to hire a part time professional director and part time office assistant.
  • The Tutor Support Committee enhanced cooperation with CUSD to provide training for tutors in Common Core math and language arts, including two sessions by the program director and eight by CUSD faculty.
  • We purchased books and magazines for site libraries; volunteers labeled all materials by reading level.
  • CLASP celebrated its 10th anniversary at a party/fundraiser with impressive community participation.
  • Enrichment activities continued to provide an important opportunity for student engagement with the larger community. Activities included finger knitting, Creative Science Education, earthquake preparation puppets, string games, Botanic Gardens demonstrations, and the annual Disney Hall’s Youth Symphony. JoAnn’s Crafts donated many craft supplies.
  • The successful program piloted at Mt. San Antonio Gardens last summer is in its second year, and includes transportation, educational games, recreation, swimming, field trips and lunch three days a week for four weeks.
  • We began providing Get About transportation for high school tutors, increasing their participation.

CLASP is most fortunate to have dedicated staff devoted to providing the best possible program for students. They all go the extra mile for the benefit of their students and volunteers.

In wrapping up my second year as president of the board, I’d like to express my sincere appreciation to the many volunteers and donors who make CLASP possible and who make Claremont the kind of community in which we all want to live.

Jeanne Hamilton, 2015-2016 Board President